The social and spatial impacts of binge-watching You can view my prezi with all the findings and observations here. Reflection INTRODUCTION The reason for selecting my topic (the impacts of binge-watching on social and physical space) came to me based on my experiences with binge-watching and the content we looked at in class about how … More BCM240 Research Findings & Reflection
Every advancement of technology, whether it be cinema, television or the internet, has been under scrutiny due to the perceived impacts it can have on its users. Does television make audiences violent? Does television cause copy-cat behaviour? It is because of these media panics that there have been calls to restrict the use or access to … More Media use and restrictions
This week’s post is a short one based on the task week. We had to create a small informal test that allows you to see what happens to someone’s attention in the presence of multiple media devices. I conducted this small text with classmate and friend, Grace. The instructions were simple: read last weeks BCM240 … More I zoned out three times typing this title
To be fair, I haven’t put much thought into this task. I am currently drowning in assignments, class hand-in tasks and part-time work commitments. Though in between all that, I still find time to procrastinate and not complete what I need to do. So from this procrastination, this is where my idea for my BCM240 … More BCM240 Preliminary Project Proposal: Are there negative impacts to binge-watching?
I wanted to start off this post with a video I found that talks about one opinion about the appropriate ways to use your phone in public spaces. I thought this video was interesting because how devices have changed how people interact with others and the world around them. We all own more than one device. That’s just … More Ethics of Photography in Public
The last film I saw at the cinemas was Jason Bourne. This isn’t a movie review post but let’s just say I expected more. Going to the movies is not something I do regularly. If I do go it’s with family or friends – never by myself, I’m too awkward for that. But over the … More A Trip to the Movies
It is hard to imagine what life was like before the internet enslaved us all. I wonder how assignments got done without Google and what ways were there to procrastinate without YouTube? You may remember a few weeks ago I talked to my father about his memories of television when he was going up. For … More Early Memories of the Internet